Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Artist Criss, Francis
Title Pie in the Sky (also 20th Century Symbols)
Date 1933
Year Range from 1933
Year Range to 1933
Medium Oil
Dimensions H-48.971 W-90.932 cm
Credit line Gift of James P. Gordon
ID# 1958.004.003
Object Name Painting
Provenance Ann C. Roth, Philadelphia; Mr. and Mrs. Irving Horace Vogel; Hammer Galleries, New York, NY; James P. Gordon, 1956; gift to UAMA, 1958.
Bibliography Stavitsky, Gail. THE 1930S PAINTINGS OF FRANCIS CRISS, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2001, color illus, page ___. (exhibition catalog)
Metropolis, UAMA, May 27, 2010 - October 31, 2010.
Exhibitions History "Francis Criss," Mellon Galleries, Philadelphia, Apr 7-25, 1933, cat. no. 13 (as _20th Century Symbols_).
"Francis Criss, American Modernist: Paintings from the 1933...," The Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington D.C., Aug. 18-Oct 29, 2001.
"Metropolis: The City in the 1920's and 30's." UAMA, May 27- Oct. 31, 2010.
Subjects Precisionism (Cubist Realism)
Oil painting
Representational
Industry
Factories
Smokestacks
Smoke
Light fixtures
Cityscape paintings
Cityscapes
Lampposts
Warehouses